Learning Supports

 

 

Banded Peak is a place for all to discover their best learning self.  In addition to classroom differentiation and accommodations, we provide a variety of programs and initiatives to maximize 21st Century Learning and Practice for all students.  Our Learning Support Room is always available and filled with resources and resourceful people to assist students.  Below is a sample of some of the small groups and support systems we have in place.

 

Name of ProgramDescriptorGrade LevelTime SpentGroup SizeProcess to Measure Learner SuccessIndividual Learning Plan
Learning Support - Coordination of Services The Learning Support Team has primary responsibility for assisting in the screening, overall planning and coordination of student programming that enable classroom teachers to address student learning needs K - 8 Ongoing, in response to developing student needs Varied Programming is developed by the learning support team in consultation with outside services and classroom teachers
CDA (Child Development Advisor) Social Skills, emotional, behavioural and family support K - 8 Time dependant depending upon the needs of the child One on one, small group
  • Observational
  • Anecdotal
  • Informal Records

Speech Language Consultation/Programming

(Rocky View Schools)

One on one SLP assessments and vocabulary/concept development, articulation, phonological awareness, narrative development, higher level language i.e. inferencing K - 1

Once a week sessions

 

Consult with Teacher

1:1 or Small Group with ongoing work in the classroom through the teacher or assistant
  • speech language assessment
  • informal probes
  • anecdotal
  • observation
SLP report recommendations incorporated into daily program

Speech Language Consultation Programming

(Alberta Health Services)

1:1 Speech and Language assessments and vocabulary/concept development, articulation, phonological awareness, narrative development, higher level language i.e: inferencing 2 - 8 Regular consultation with Learning Support Team and Teachers Whole class work, small group work, 1:1 therapy sessions, assessments
  • Speech language assessments
  • informal probes
  • anecdotal
  • observation
Speech and Language (SLP) Report recommendations are incorporated daily in to programming

Study Block

(Grade 5/6)

Students who are exempt from French work on learning study skills and recieve individualized assistance for classroom work 5 - 6 Two 45 minute sessions per week 2 - 6 students
  • Curriculum assessments (formal/informal)

Classroom teacher in consultation with learning support teacher.

Students are assigned

 

Study Block

(Grade 7/8)

One complementary course may be replaced with individualized assistance for classroom work 7 - 8 Two 45 minute sessions per week 2 - 8 students
  • Curriclum assessments (formal/informal)

Classroom teacher in consultation with learning support teacher.

Students may initiate this block

Book Club

(Response to Instuction)

Targeted, small group, direct instruction meeting specific literacy goals and objectives 3 - 4 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 1:05 to 1:45 Varied and flexible groupings
  • informal diagnostic or anecdotal assessments
  • collaboration/planning time with teacher leades
Grade 3/4 teachers, Learning Support Team
Programming for Complex Needs Targeted instruction and/or alternative workspace as necessary K - 8 As necessary 1:1 or Small Group Learning Support Team in consultation with classroom teacher and outside specialists including psychologists
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